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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Vomiting?

Summary: Vomiting could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,993 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 3,603 people (6.24%) have Vomiting. They amount to 0.34% of all the 1,063,842 people who have Vomiting on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vomiting in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vomiting75.18%12.77%1.93%0.96%3.13%2.89%3.13%

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Vomiting67.70%32.30%

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vomiting0.49%5.26%11.89%16.77%12.56%15.52%15.64%21.86%

Severity of Vomiting when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vomiting10.53%68.42%15.79%5.26%

How people recovered from Vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vomiting0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (393 people, 10.91%)
  2. Contraception (258 people, 7.16%)
  3. Depression (193 people, 5.36%)
  4. Hypertension (150 people, 4.16%)
  5. Headache (148 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (431 people, 11.96%)
  2. Acetaminophen (371 people, 10.30%)
  3. Yaz (331 people, 9.19%)
  4. Yasmin (313 people, 8.69%)
  5. Zometa (251 people, 6.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Had very high liver enzymes just days after taking Bactrim DS & Ibuprofen 800 mg together for 2 weeks. Had dark urine & vomiting while taking meds. Had gallbladder removed and had trouble with blood clotting after surgery. Needed several blood transfusions due to blood clotting issues. Now have on going diarrhea, weight loss, pain and lethargy.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

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